In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el día del PerdónYom Kippur
- God can be served not only in the solemnity of a Yom Kippur, but also in the revelry of a Purim.
- The turning point had come for him in 1913, when he'd attended a Yom Kippur service in Berlin.
- If anyone sent us a Diwali card or a Yom Kippur cracker we would be delighted, not offended.
- Perhaps this Yom Kippur, as I contemplate who I am and who I want to be, I decide to work on not getting angry this year.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.